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Jul
21
Orton - Gillingham trained teacher & IEP Advocate!









Courtney Toribio







As an educator and tutor, I have over 18 years of experience working with children with special needs and elementary/middle school students.















I am highly skilled in teaching struggling readers and am certified in Elementary and Special Education, as well as Orton Gillingham trained. I am experienced with developing and implementing goals to enhance student achievement. I can collaborate with teachers, child study teams, and parents for students with autism, learning disabilities, developmental delays, and behavioral issues. I consider myself a kindhearted and empathetic professional who develops hands-on lessons and differentiates instruction to meet the needs of each indivi...

May
20
Schools will start the new year expecting your child to have all the skills acquired in a normal year despite the Covid chaos.

Teaching has been chaotic these past two school years due to Covid! This week we are in the building, but next week will be online! Teachers have been trying to instruct students in person and online at the same time. It has been very difficult for the students and their teachers!


Bottom line, skills were missed! However, the school system will expect that students will start the next school year like none of these problems ever happened! Sound fair? Put simply... no it's not for our children! Let us help you to help your child be ready for the next school year!


We can tutor your child over the summer to prepare them for next school year! Our` teachers can assess your child to see what skills ...


Feb
16
Experienced Special Education Teachers as Advocates!





Walk- in with Experience at yourside!


• Schedule a tutor to attend an IEP meeting. We were special education teachers that had experience writing IEP's and running IEP meetings.


• Schedule a timeslot to have one of our certified special education teacheritutor to help you prepare for an IEP meeting.











Experience during IEP Meetings


Our tutors were teachers and we know what goes into an IEP. A serivice we provide is going into the meeting as an IEP member. We can help you walk through the meeting page by page to be sure all services and accomodations are covered. We can also be in your court / on your side and will ask questions that will not intimidate the school staff, but will help yo...


Oct
20
Advocacy For Students With IEP's

Walk-in with experience at yourside!


Courtney is an educator with 18 years of experience working with students with special needs. She is certified in Elementary and Special Education. Courtney has written many IEP's and faciliated many IEP meetings, so she knows what goes into an IEP. She is a wonderful tutor, but two other services she can provide are consulting with parents before an IEP meeting, and attending meetings with the parents.


Courtney can go into the meeting as an IEP member. She can walk through the meeting page by page to be sure all services and accomodations are covered. She can be in your court / on your side and will ask questons that will not intimidate the school staff, b...


Sep
22
WELCOME OUR NEW TEACHERS/TUTORS!

In Their Own Words:


Courtney Toribio


"As an educator and tutor, I have over 18 years of experience working with children with special needs and elementary/middle school students. I am highly-skilled in teaching struggling readers and am certified in Elementary and Special Education, as well as Orton Gillingham trained. I am experienced with developing and implementing goals to enhance student achievement. I can collaborate with teachers, child study teams, and parents for students with autism, learnng disabilities, developmental delays, and behavioral issues, I consider myself a kindhearted and empathetic professional who develops hands-on lessons and differentiates instruction to meet the nee...


Jul
14
Facilitated Peer Support Group for Parents that have Children with Disabilities

Our Facilitator:


Lori Spencer is a mom with a child that was diagnosed with a disability 18 years ago. She understands the fears and uncertainty parents goes through to help their child excel within their disability.

Lori has facilitated many support groups with the goal that everyone will have a chance to share equally and that feedback from others will be solution driven. You will not only feel supported by peers, but experiences will be shared, so you will feel you have options to help your child.


Lori is also a certified special education teacher that taught school for 19 years. She taught a self-contained classroom for 8 years for children with mild and moderate disabilities. She was not...


Jul
07
IEP Support and Advocacy

Struggling with navigating through the system to help your child with an IEP? We are certified special education teachers that worked in public schools for many years. We have written and implimented many IEP's. We know the system, and can help guide you along the way. Call us at 404-542-2795


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Mar
27
WALK-IN WITH EXPERIENCE AT YOUR SIDE! (Advocacy)

IEP Supports:


At Teachers as Tutors Tutoring all of our tutors were IEP casemanagers at one time, and have vast experience at writing IEP's. We have taken the information from student's Pscyhological Reports and developed an IEP plan with parents, to help their children succeed. All of our teachers are certified teachers, like your child's casemanager in your school.


Experience during IEP Meetings:


A service we can provide is going into the meeting as an IEP member. We can help you walk through the meeting page by page to be sure all services and accommodations are covered. We can also be in your court / on your side and will ask questions that will not intimidate the school staff, but will hel...


we are happy to answer any questions: